Nielsen State of Social Media report highlights dangers of social engineering


December 11, 2012

Social media continues to grow in popularity both in Australia and around the world, in news which may be of interest to any organisation concerned about privacy security and ongoing vulnerability management. According to the latest Social Media Report released by Nielsen and NM Incite, the average consumer using a personal computer spends around 20 […]

Trend Micro report highlights dangers of smartphone applications, social engineering, zero-day exploits


October 24, 2012

Trend Micro has released its security roundup report for the third quarter of 2012, shedding new light on the changing nature of modern cybersecurity threats. According to the report, which is entitled Android Under Siege: Popularity Comes at a Price, the number of high risk applications targeting smartphones running the Android operating system has exploded […]

Wayne Ronaldson Social Engineering Presentation @ AISA Brisbane


June 06, 2012

AISA Brisbane Branch Meeting: Social Engineering aisa.org.au Starts: Wednesday 27 June 2012, 4:45PM Finishes: Wednesday 27 June 2012, 6:00PM Venue: BDO, Level 15, HSBC Building, 300 Queen Street, Brisbane Topic: Social Engineering – a Real Life Case Study In this presentation, Wayne demonstrates how an organisation can be easily compromised through social engineering techniques. He […]

Why social information systems require extra vulnerability management efforts


March 21, 2012

As firms move away from a 'knowledge management' mindset – where the information available to employees is strictly controlled – there are a number of important considerations that need to be addressed. While the free exchange of ideas available through transparent data exchanges such as internal wikis and open archive servers can be of great […]

Nude Celebrity Scandal, Cloud Service Security and You!


September 04, 2014

Following the slew of private celebrity photos leaked earlier this week, both end-users and organisations are understandably concerned. Invariably, user confidence in the security of online services, and the confidentiality of any data stored, has been shaken by such leaks. This is especially worrying for organisations, as more and more enterprise services move onto remotely hosted […]

March 2014 Newsletter


March 05, 2014

This months edition is jam packed full of articles, including: * Testing New Technologies – Smoke Detection, Alarms, CCTV etc. * Cracking .NET Membership Password Hashes * The “most asked question” – What should companies do to minimise their security risks? * Upcoming Events – Breakfast Brief * Mitigate DDoS Attacks with Cloud & On-Premise […]

January 2014 Newsletter


January 28, 2014

A Happy New Year to all our clients and friends. May 2014 be a good one for you. Welcome to our first newsletter of the year. This month, we’re covering the following: The Target Breach – A case study of being compromised “Dumping” Windows Credentials New Social Engineering Services Securus Global – Client Workshops Partner […]

The Anatomy of a Security Breach.


January 16, 2014

Securus Global’s approach to minimising your risks… By now, you have probably read about the Target security breach: (Nothing new… this happens all the time). http://www.marketwatch.com/story/traffic-at-target-stores-down-after-data-breach-2013-12-22-174855718?reflink=MW_news_stmp http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/12/22/target-breach-suits-and-investigations/4167977/ At Securus Global, we are frequently asked by our clients how hackers compromise companies and in turn, what can be done to minimise the risk of it happening […]

December 2013 Newsletter


December 05, 2013

Our latest newsletter is now available! http://createsend.com/t/j-D0CABFE16B8020AB Featuring: Bang for Bucks Security Investment The Death of New Services and Consumer Confidence Social Engineering – Should you test? Framework for Security Standards The “Act” of Privacy – A 10 minute guide to becoming an expert… Qualys Webex Training – Vulnerability Management Industry Roundup Securus takes on […]